Latest Telecoms News about Guatemala

Millicom Agrees Options over Ownership of Guatemalan Mobile Network

  Millicom and its partner in Tigo Guatemala have signed agreements relating to the possible future sale of their stakes in the local mobile network....

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Using mobile money to deliver aid to communities hit by malnutrition & disasters

  The international aid organisation Oxfam and Tigo in Guatemala have signed an agreement to continue to distribute aid using mobile money to people in the areas of the country that are the most affected by malnutrition....

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Up to 15 Years in Prison for Phone Theft in Guatemala

  Guatemala's Congress has passed a law making cell phone theft punishable with up to 15 years prison without parole....

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Telefonica Sells Minority Stake in Latin American Operations

  Spain's Telefonica has announced the sale of a 40% stake in its assets in El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama for US$500 million,...

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Huawei Wins Latin American Contract from Millicom

  Huawei has been selected by Millicom, a mobile phone network provider in Latin America and Africa, to deploy an international long-distance network in Central America....

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Broadband is the Key to Guatemala's Telecom Growth

  The Guatemalan telecom market is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2015 growing at a CAGR of 4.8 percent. The drivers behind this rapid expansion will be a 16-point advance in mobile penetration, as well as increases in data services and growth in pay-TV household penetration,...

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Broadband and PayTV to Drive Telecommunications Growth in Central America

  High-level market penetration in markets such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama, together with falling income from fixed line and long-distance services, are forcing operators to seek out new sources of revenue,...

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Mobile Data, Broadband to Drive Guatemala's Telecom Growth

  The telecommunications market in Guatemala is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.3 percent over the next five years, reaching $2.8 billion in 2014, with mobile data, broadband, and pay-TV leading the expansion,...

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Millicom Buys Out Shareholdings in Central America and Chad

  Millicom International says that it has purchased the remaining shares in two joint ventures, Navega in Central America and its business in Chad, for a proportional total of US$60 million....

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ViVOtech Provided NFC Provisioning Software for Phones Enabled with Visa payWave

  Silicon Valley-based ViVOtech announced today that its provisioning software for Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payments is being used in the first NFC mobile payment trial in Latin America led by Visa, in Guatemala....

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